In the shadow of Mount Kenya and directly north of Nairobi lies the idyllic Laikipia Plateau, renowned for its exceptional wildlife and cultural diversity. This invigoratingly wild landscape has the highest concentration of large mammals in Kenya. Expect large elephant herds, incredible plains game, and big cats populating this enormous area of remote wilderness.
- Authentic cultural and conservation experiences
- Less-travelled and considered an exclusive area
- Concentrations of elephant and big cats, including the elusive leopard
- Witness critically endangered black rhino in their natural habitat
- Sleep under the infinite African sky in a star bed
- Big 5 Safari
- Guided Walking Safari
- Night Drive
- Cultural Experience
- Horse riding
- Kids Bushcraft
- Photography Safari
Laikipia Plateau Map
Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Laikipia Plateau
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.
- Bespoke itineraries
- Flights and transfers included
- Best rates guaranteed
When to visit
From remote safari camps to world-class resorts, our selected properties are hand-picked by our experts and endorsed by our guests. Often intimate, always exceptional, we'll choose the perfect lodges, hotels and villas to suit your personal style and interests.
HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Holiday to Tanzania & Kenya
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Honeymoon to Kenya & Tanzania
This was a once in a lifetime kind of trip that we are going to have to somehow repeat! The team at Mahlatini really worked hard for us throughout the planning process, exceeded our trip expectations, and worked diligently when we actually had to push our Honeymoon out a full year because of COVID …Read full review